Section 63 Indian Forest Act, 1927
Section 63 Indian Forest Act, 1927:
Penalty for counterfeiting or defacing marks on trees and timber and for altering
boundary marks.-Whoever, with intent to cause damage or injury to the public or to any person, or to
cause wrongful gain as defined in the Indian Penal Code–
(a) knowingly counterfeits upon any timber or standing tree a mark used by Forest-officers to
indicate that such timber or tree is the property o Government or of some person, or that it
may lawfully be cut or removed some person; or
(b) alters, defaces or obliterates any such mark placed on a tree or on timber by under the
authority of a Forest-officer; or
(c) alters, moves, destroys or defaces any boundary-mark of any forest or waste land to which
the provisions of this Act are applied,
shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or fine, or with both.
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